Preparatory actions on EU plant and animal genetic resources in agriculture

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Type of genetic resources

  • Plant genetic resources (PGR)
  • Forest genetic resources (FGR)

Contact details of the database/inventory

Name: Helena Korpelainen
Address: Helsinki 14 Finland
Phone number: 350294158383

Contact details of IT manager of the database

Database history

Date of establishment of the DB: 2001 – 2010
Motivations for the creation of the DB: Analysis of plant genetic resources present in some crop wild relatives, some horticultural plants, beans, cacao, some tree species; also population genetic and evolutionary studies

Database content

Predominant geographic origin of the material in the DB: National
Type of collections/populations stored in the DB:

  • in situ
  • on-farm

Type of data included in the database:

  • Genetic (genes, markers, sequences) data
  • Use data

Evolution of the number of records over the last 10 years: Small increase

Database usage

Average yearly number of users:

Frequency, how often users is consulting the DB: < 20 times
Evolution of the number of users over the last 10 years: No evolution

User interface

Access options offer by the DB:

  • Internal (in the managing organisation) access via LAN

Is the DB accessible in English: Yes


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